An experienced theatre director who creates intelligent and
insightful productions of the classics which trust in and bring to
life the dramatist's theatrical vision. A director who works
passionately for the development of new writing and new writers. An
aesthete who strives to create visually beautiful productions where
music and movement enhance the text. A leader who enables and
Tel.: 07779 089 905
Script development: Extensive experience of working with
both established and fledging playwrights in London, Dublin and
Wales. I have worked with writers of all degrees of experience to
help them develop early ideas, as well as working in an editorial
capacity on more advanced scripts.
Languages: Fluent written and spoken Welsh.
Excellent understanding of written French and Spanish.
Competent spoken French and Spanish.
Music: Classically trained pianist,
harpist and singer.
Movement: Several years training in
Acting: I trained as an actor and
worked as a professional stage and television actor for several
years before I began directing.
B.A. Hons Theatre Arts (Bretton Hall)
Full time posts:
Associate Director, ThGC (National Welsh Language Theatre of
Wales) (March 2004 - September 2009)
Director of Creative Development, Gate Theatre, Dublin (February
1999 - October 2000)
Literary Manager, The King’s Head Theatre, London (July 1993 -
As director, my productions include :
‘La Casa de Bernarda Alba’ - Lorca (ThGC. National tour of Wales.
May to June 2009)
‘Act Without Words I and Act Without Words II’ - Beckett (ThGC.
National studio tour of Wales. February to March 2009)
‘Siwan’ - Saunders Lewis (ThGC. National tour of Wales. May to
‘The Crucible’ - Arthur Miller (ThGC. National tour of Wales.
Feb. - March 2008)
‘Le Misanthrope’ - Moliere (ThGC. National tour of Wales. May -
‘Endgame’ - Samuel Beckett (ThGC. National tour of Wales. Oct. -
‘Footfalls’ and ‘Come and Go’ - Beckett (ThGC. Studio Production.
‘Dominos’ - Manon Wyn, Gwyneth Glyn, Angharad Llwyd and Branwen
Davies (ThGC. National studio tour o Wales. Feb. - March 2006)
‘Ty ar y Tywod’ - Gwenlyn Parry (ThGC. National tour of Wales.
May - June ‘05)
‘Drws Arall i’r Coed’ - five new, short plays. (Sgript Cymru.
National studio tour of Wales. Feb. - March 2005)
‘Not I’ , ‘What, Where’ and ‘Act Without Words 1’ - Beckett
(Gate Theatre, Dublin at the Barbican Centre. Sep. 1999)
‘Judith’ - Howard Barker (Project @ The Mint, Dublin. August 1999
‘The Surgeon of Honour’ - Pedro Calderon de la Barca. (Southwark
Playhouse. March 1998)
‘It Takes Two’ - review with Fiona Fullerton and Robert Meadmore
(Jermyn Street Theatre. December 1997)
‘The Beggar’s Opera’ by John Gay (First Act Opera at Chiswick
House. May 1996)
‘Just Brecht’ - review with Kika Markham, Marjorie Yeats and Eva
Meier. (New End Theatre. July 1996)
‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ - Charlotte Perkins-Gilman (New End
Theatre. July 1996)
‘Happy Families’ - Deborah Lavin (The Man in the Moon. March
‘The Streets of Dublin’ - Fergus Linehan (Brixton Shaw
Theatre. December 1995
Other freelance work:
For the Community Writers’ Scheme - Sgript Cymru (June 2001 - May
2002) - leading workshops and classes on developing theme, plot and
character - working with individual writers in a developmental and
an editorial capacity - directing rehearsed readings
Theatre Critic - The Sunday Times Magazine (Irish edition)
(October - November 1998)
For Soho Theatre Company (March1995 - December 1995) - working
with individual writers in a developmental and an editorial
capacity - conducting two series of ‘second stage’ writers’
Staff Director, Theatr Clwyd (September 1994 - December 1994)